Philosophy, The Federalist, and the Constitution

Paperback | July 1, 1995

byMorton White

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Here, Morton White presents the first synoptic view of the major philosophical ideas in The Federalist. Using the tools of philosophy and intellectual history, White extracts and examines the interlocking theory of knowledge, doctrine of normative ethics, psychology of motivation, and evenmetaphysics and theology, all of which were used in different degrees by the founding fathers in defense of the Constitution.

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Here, Morton White presents the first synoptic view of the major philosophical ideas in The Federalist. Using the tools of philosophy and intellectual history, White extracts and examines the interlocking theory of knowledge, doctrine of normative ethics, psychology of motivation, and evenmetaphysics and theology, all of which were us...

Morton White is at Princeton University (Emeritus).

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 9.25 × 6.14 × 0.83 inPublished:July 1, 1995Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0195059484

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"[White] fashions a philosophical analysis that is both substantial and convincing."--William and Mary Quarterly